International Scientific Advisory Board will evaluate TSI research programme till 2020
One of the tasks, which is planned in frame of project Transport and Telecommunication Institutes institutional capacity development is to establish International Scientific Advisory Board.
By 25 of June 2015 the Senate of TSI accepted regulation about International Scientific Advisory Board operation.
The main objectives of the advisory board are:
- Reviewing research activities of TTI;
- Consulting on global and strategic directions of research;
- Provide insights on the key developments and events based on individual member’s knowledge;
- Give advice on the priority issues on which to engage and how best might the Institute exert influence;
- Act as ambassadors for the Institute at the international level;
- Propose funding opportunities which the Institute should pursue and advice on how to realise those potential opportunities.
Currently advisory board consist of 3 members, who are representatives of EU known research organizations:
- Prof. Dr. Nicos Komninos - Professor of Urban Development and Innovation Policy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece; founder and director of the Urban and Regional Innovation Research (URENIO).
- Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Prof. E. h. Dr. h. c. mult. Michael Schenk - Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF (Magdeburg, Germany). Managing Director of the Institute of Logistics and Material Handling Systems at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg University professor, Chair of Logistics Systems, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg.
- Prof. Dr. Andres Monzon De Caceres - Director of TRANSyT (Transport Research Centre) and Professor of Transportation Planning at The Civil Engineering Department, UPM, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain.
The first task of advisory board will be evaluation of TSI research programme, which is a key output of the project Transport and Telecommunication institutes institutional capacity development (Nr.: 2DP/188.8.131.52.3./15/IPIA/VIAA/006). The developed research programme will allow to increase scientific level of the institute and make it known on international level.
Project 100% financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
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